Become a Member


Join as a member with monthly or yearly options! See our membership agreement here

Join: $100 / month
Join: $1,000 / year (2 months free)

Family Membership

For an under-18 member and a parent/guardian, read more about Family Memberships on the FAQ page.

Family Membership: $150 / month

Membership Benefits

  • Access to lab + co-working space during open hours
  • Class + event discounts
  • Personal storage space in lab fridge, chemical cabinet and freezer
  • Free safety training & orientation

Extra Benefits

  • Member Dry Storage Bin: $5/month per 1 bin
  • -80˚C Ultra Low Freezer Storage: $20/month per 6 boxes
  • Tissue Culture Room access: $150/month
  • Dedicated Lab Bench: $300/month

What happens after joining?

After submitting your membership fees (via buttons above), there are a few more steps before you may begin work in the lab:

  1. Check your inbox for your welcome email with info about your safety quiz and project review!
  2. When you drop by the lab in-person, you’ll need to sign the BioCurious Membership Agreement and show a government-issued ID.
  3. After you complete safety training and have your project approved, you’re good to go!

Equipment List

  • -80˚C Ultra Low Temperature Freezer: Forma
  • HPLC: Shizmadu
  • Spectrophotometer: DeNovix DS-11+
  • Thermocyclers: MJ Research, Bio-Rad PTC-100
  • RT-PCR: Chai Bio
  • UltraCentrifuge: Beckman TL-100
  • Centrifuge: Beckman J2-21, J2-HS
  • Tabletop centrifuge: Eppendorf 5417R, Heraeus Biofuge, Tomy Refrigerated MTX-150
  • Shaking incubator: Innova 4000
  • Sonicator Disruptor: Omni-Ruptor 250
  • Analytical Balance: Mettler Toledo AB204, Tree HRB103, Mettler Toledo PB3001
  • Autoclave: Tuttnauer Brinkmann 2504E
  • Oven: Quincy Lab
  • Incubator: NuAire
  • Incubator:
  • 96-well plate reader: Tecan Spectrasfluor Plus, ELx808
  • Luminometer: Perkin Elmer Victor X